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(IAAC) Obj: NGC2158 - Inst: 30cm SCT



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Observation Poster: Jim Anderrson <nadmoon@bellsouth.net>
Observer: Jim Anderrson
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 11152001/02:21EST
Location of site: Troutdale, VA (Lat 36:41, Elev 3400')
Site classification: Rural
Sky darkness: 7/10 <1-10 Scale (10 best)>
Seeing: 5/10 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 30cm SCT
Magnification: 55X, 117X, 138.5X, 203X, 254X, 314X
Filter(s): UHC, O-III
Object(s): NGC2158
Category: Open cluster.
Class: 
Constellation: Gem
Data: mag 8.6v  size 5'
Position: RA 06:07.5  DEC +24:06
Description:
254X - The west side of the cluster is bordered by a staggered string of stars
that hook to the west at the south end. There is a brighter star to east that
forms a triangle with the ends of the western string. The triangulasr form is
filled with a multitude of faint strs.
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